"The function of role-playing games," by Sarah Lynne Bowman

  • Sean Duncan Miami University
Keywords: Performance, Self


Review of Sarah Lynne Bowman, The functions of role-playing games: How participants create community, solve problems, and explore identity. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2010. $35.00 (216p) ISBN 978-0786447107.

Author Biography

Sean Duncan, Miami University
Assistant professor, School of Education, Health, and Society & Armstrong Institute of Interactive Media Studies; Armstrong Professor of Interactive Media
How to Cite
Duncan, S. (2011). "The function of role-playing games," by Sarah Lynne Bowman. Transformative Works and Cultures, 7. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.3983/twc.2011.0356
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